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Legendary Lesvos yiayia dies age 90

“Lesvos yiayia” Maritsa Mavrapidi, the Greek woman who back in October 2015, was captured by local photographer Lefteris Partsalis helping a young Syrian mother who had just landed on the …

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The untold story of Greek Brides in Australia

“Imagine a young, low-educated mother of three, in a foreign country, leaving her husband and fleeing her own home with no money, documents and with nowhere to go,” says Adelaide-born …

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Early Greek Australians, sweet memories on Facebook

It all started back in September 2016, when, whilst sitting in her bedroom reminiscing her younger years, 59-year-old Vasiliki Varitellis Danas decided to launch the Early Greek Australians Facebook page …

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Legendary RAAF WW2 veteran Theodore Comino dies aged 97

Theodore (Theo) Comino was born in Sydney on 9 January 1922. He was the son of Mena and Marule Comino (nee Katsulis), natives of Kythera Greece. Theo was the youngest …

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Greek Australian doctor donates $1 million towards the Greek language

There was no greater way for Greek Australian oncologist Dr Paul Eliadis to demonstrate his love for ancient Greece and the classics than donating $1 million for the creation of …

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Searching for my Greek father in Australia

Born in Melbourne 48 years ago, Eleni believed she was the fourth and only daughter of the Senior family and it wasn’t until two years ago, at the age of …

Features

My first Christmas in Australia…

Celebrating Christmas for the first Greeks in Australia was memorable for all the wrong reasons. “No home, no family, no food, no Christmas,” says Alexandra Vakitsidis who nearly fifty years …

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Christina Vithoulkas who was left paralysed after motorbike accident is already back on her bike!

Adelaide born motocross rider Christina Vithoulkas, who was left paralysed from the chest down after a motorcycle accident three months ago, has had an early Christmas present when together with …

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State Government refuses to pay for Greek man’s funeral who was left unburried for four months

Angelos Angelopoulos’s 93-year-old dad Anastasios passed away on June 23 in Townsville Hospital following complications emanating from a fall, but the Greek migrant’s body remained in the hospital’s morgue for …

Life

A Greek Australian behind the best ice-cream in Australia

South Australian iconic ice-cream brand, Golden North has been named as the state’s best ice-cream at the South Australian Food Industry Awards taking out the Best Regional Business Award and …